Tag Archives: Arizona State University

Flu outbreaks and warmer winters

From Arizona State University where I really don’t think they understand that warmer winters aren’t necessarily a product of “climate change” but are mostly weather pattern and ocean cycle pattern driven. Then there’s the recent study about waste heat where … Continue reading

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New technology enables CO2 emissions tracking down to the level of individual buildings

I wonder what sort of reactions will occur when the CO2 police come knocking on individual doors saying “you need to turn off your heater, you are killing the planet”? A video follows. From Arizona State University: Study maps greenhouse … Continue reading

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Law of unintended consequences bites the ‘white roof UHI solution’ – causes reduced rainfall

From Arizona State University Researchers emphasize evaluation of tradeoffs in battling urban heat island Urbanization will increase average temperatures in Arizona’s Sun Corridor and white roofs can combat that, but not without consequences for the region’s hydroclimate TEMPE, Ariz. – … Continue reading

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Impact on temperature measurement: Cities expand by area equal to France, Germany and Spain combined in less than 20 years

Dr. Roger Pielke Sr. points out on his weblog this interesting press release from IGBP (from March 2012) that we all apparently missed until now. One of the points worth noting is that there were fewer than 20 cities of … Continue reading

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